Cervo - S. Bartolomeo al Mare
Cervo is located on a hill in front of the sea, overlooking the Gulf, thanks to Clavesana Castle, which now houses the Ethnographic Museum of Western Liguria, and the parish church of San Giovanni Battista.
The village, well preserved, seems to cling to the rock; on the sea background, interwoven terraces, stairways, narrow streets and whitewashed houses creating inimitable views.
In the "caruggi" of the historic center, is easy to find several shops which offer ceramics, precious metals, coral and paintings, or gourmet products such as the famous pesto and extra virgin olive oil. In June the old village organizes the "Medieval Days", with the re-enactment of scenes from the history.
For sea lovers, the coastline provides coves among the rocks, ideal for relaxing in the warm sunshine that brights all the year. There are many excursions and itineraries that allow you visit the hinterland, as the "Ciappà" park, where you can contemplate a landscape that embraces the entire Gulf of Diano.
Food lovers can find great local restaurants where fish and seafood are the protagonists of all the dishes.
Cervo is accessible by car from the nearby motorway exit of San Bartolomeo, also is a one hour drive from the French coast and one hour and a half drive from Genoa and its airport.
San Bartolomeo al Mare is veryclose to Cervo. It 'a seaside resort located in the Riviera di Ponente.
San Bartolomeo al Mare, which has one of the most beautiful walks along the Riviera offers different landscapes, and it is ideal for who love the sea as well as the mountains, the sports activities as well as healthy cuisine based on local products such as oil, wine, fish.
San Bartolomeo al Mare is easily accessible by car thanks to 'Autostrada dei Fiori, with train stations 'San Bartolomeo' and 'Diano Marina', by the plane from the Genoa airport (100km), Villanova d'Albenga (40 km.) and Nice (80km).